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PoSH Internal Committee (IC) Training

Building Trust: Comprehensive PoSH IC Training

Duration

4 Hours

Level

Basic Level

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This course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the PoSH Act 2013 (Prevention of Sexual Harassment). It aims to equip members of the Internal Committee (IC) with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively implement and enforce the Act within their organizations. Participants will gain insights into the composition, roles, and responsibilities of the IC members, along with the procedures for handling complaints, conducting inquiries, and making recommendations. Additionally, the course covers disqualification criteria for IC members and provides guidelines for effective conciliation and decision-making.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Grasp the PoSH Act’s scope, objectives, and importance, including legal obligations and their implications for fostering a safe workplace.
  • Learn selection criteria, diversity importance, and roles within the committee, including the chairperson’s responsibilities.
  • Develop sensitivity and skills in managing complaints sensitively, ensuring confidentiality, and guiding both victims and respondents through procedures.
  • Gain insights into unbiased inquiry principles, maintaining documentation, and ensuring due process throughout investigations.
  • Learn the disqualification criteria for IC members, ensuring committee integrity and impartiality.
  • Discover alternative dispute resolution methods, facilitate conciliation, and make well-informed recommendations based on inquiry findings for effective issue resolution.
  • Ensure compliance with legal requirements and organizational policies related to handling sensitive information, managing challenging situations, and upholding high professional standards.
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This course is designed for HR Professionals, Managers, Supervisors, Legal Advisors, and any personnel involved in creating or managing the Internal Committee within organizations. 



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  • Understanding the scope and objectives of the PoSH Act
  • Importance of creating a safe and harassment-free workplace environment
  • Legal obligations and implications for organizations
  • Membership criteria and appointment process
  • Diversity and representation within the IC
  • Chairperson and member roles
  • Handling complaints sensitively and confidentially
  • Conducting fair and impartial inquiries
  • Maintaining documentation and records
  • Providing support to victims and respondents
  • Criteria for disqualification or removal from the IC
  • Receiving and registering complaints
  • Preliminary assessment and investigation
  • Conducting formal inquiries
  • Exploring alternative dispute resolution methods
  • Facilitating conciliation between parties
  • Making recommendations based on inquiry findings
  • Dealing with sensitive information and confidentiality
  • Handling challenging situations and conflicts within the IC
  • Ensuring compliance with legal requirements and organizational policies
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Participants should have a basic understanding of workplace laws and regulations. Familiarity with organizational structures and HR processes would be beneficial but not mandatory. Posh Awareness training is mandatory.



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